Activities

W.A.L.T.’s Wander

W.A.L.T. (We Are Learning Together). Pathfinders embark on a hunt to explore the Bible through a number of images.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Reflect on the need to internalise Bible truth
  2. Identify several Bible truths through participation in the Pursuit activities
  3. Recognise the Bible and its truths as treasure
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Weird and Wonderful

Pathfinders explore the adaptions of a mystery animal and then form groups, use cardboard, glue and natural materials to create their own weird and wonderful animal.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Gain an understanding of the concept of ‘adaptation’
  2. See nature study as being enjoyable
  3. Identify some adaptations that enable the three-toed Sloth to survive in its environment
  4. Appreciate God as Master Designer and Originator of the amazing adaptations seen in the natural world
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Wemmick Ways

Pathfinders prepare a dramatised version of a children’s parable which explores how special and unique we each are to God.
(NB. The acquisition of the parable in book form will be necessary in order to complete this Pursuit).

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Explore the effects of encouragement and put downs
  2. Discuss God’s acceptance of and unconditional love for each person
  3. Creatively present the story: “You Are Special”
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What About Hunger? (Food part 2)

Pathfinders make a tray and dinner setting that serves as a lesson on how to attack the world hunger problem.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Appreciate that people in the world may go hungry because they do not have money to buy food or land to grow it on.
  2. Learn the distinction between hunger, starvation, and malnutrition.
  3. Consider possible solutions to hunger.
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What am I Gonna Be?

Pathfinders make up a photo album of their life from the future. They will complete the album at home and at the next Club meeting, dress up (and make-up) like their character at age 35.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Identify values that will help form future goals
  2. Consider current life directions
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What On Earth?

Participants are to draw something meaningful from the squiggle on their piece of paper. Drawings are then shared with the group.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Identify scriptural object lessons
  2. Develop object lessons from drawings
  3. Create an object lesson for Church or Sabbath School
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Where’s Wally, Sue, Fred & Mary

Two teams play this simulated mapping game. Each team has a map and places jelly baby treats at locations on their map. The other team tries to guess these locations (as in the game Battle Ships) by giving grid references.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Demonstrate ability to find a grid reference
  2. Cooperate with other players in a board game
  3. Recall basic understanding of search and rescue
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Walk Safe

Pathfinders learn 14 Rules for Hiking Safely

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Practice the 14 rules for Hiking safely
  2. Use their creativity to demonstrate a safety rule
  3. Role play a number of hiking rules
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Underwater World

Pathfinders go ‘catch and release’ fishing with an emphasis on understanding and appreciating the world under the water that God has created for us.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Demonstrate fishing techniques
  2. Recall rules for increasing chances of catching fish
  3. Demonstrate specific skills of catch and release fishing
  4. Recall the benefits of catch and release fishing
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Uniquely Me!

Pathfinders are involved in a photographic session which aims to celebrate their uniqueness and individuality.

Through participation in this Pursuit, the Pathfinder will:

  1. Cooperate in the photographing process
  2. Demonstrate the ability to organise ones self for the good of the project
  3. Show a commitment to detail in the making of a photo frame
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